Guidance

Schools funding arrangements 2017 to 2018

Information for local authorities and schools on revenue funding in 2017 to 2018.

Documents

Local authority request to disapply regulations form

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Details

Operational guidance for 2017 to 2018

Read the written ministerial statement for information on the schools revenue funding arrangements for 2017 to 2018. The ‘Schools revenue funding 2017 to 2018: operational guide’ provides detailed guidance to local authorities and schools.

Disapplication process

Local authorities use the ‘request to disapply regulations form’ to request a disapplication of the School and Early Years Finance (England) Regulations.

Dedicated schools grant (DSG) baselines and funding tables

The ‘2016 to 2017 Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) baselines and 2017 to 2018 funding tables’ set out local authority baselines, adjusted to reflect their recent spending patterns, and the level of funding received through the schools and high needs blocks in 2017 to 2018. The accompanying technical note helps users understand the tables.

Historic commitments

The ‘2017 to 2018 schools funding: historic commitments supplementary guidance for local authorities’ provides guidance to local authorities and schools forums on what can be funded centrally as an acceptable historic commitments under the regulations.

Further information

Operational guidance for other financial years is also available:

Published 21 July 2016
Last updated 7 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. We've added links to operational guidance for other financial years.
  2. Update to the schools revenue funding 2017 to 2018 operational guide.
  3. Publication of the updated local authority request to disapply regulations form.
  4. Update to the 'Dedicated schools grant (DSG) 2016 to 2017 baselines and 2017 to 2018 funding tables' document.
  5. Update to the 'Dedicated schools grant (DSG) 2016 to 2017 baselines and 2017 to 2018 funding tables' document.
  6. Updated the ‘Schools revenue funding 2017 to 2018: operational guide’ to include a list of the split of duties local authorities hold for all schools, compared to those they hold only for maintained schools and information on the new low prior attainment factor.
  7. Added 2017 to 2018 schools funding: historic commitments supplementary guidance for local authorities.
  8. The Local authority Operational Guide and the form needed to request a disapplication to Regulations have now been uploaded.
  9. First published.